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Board of Education

Board of Education Information

Who is the Board of Education?

The Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education consists of five elected community members who reside in the Cuyahoga Falls City School District. Board members are elected to four-year terms on an alternating 3-seat / 2-seat election cycle (3 Board seats open; 2 years later- 2 Board seats open; 2 years later- 3 Board seats open, etc.). The term of office runs from January through December.

What Does the Board of Education Do?

  • Adopts a shared vision/mission that keeps students as the focus and commits to using the vision/mission to guide decisions
  • Adopts policies and allocates resources that support teaching and learning
  • Employs and evaluates the performance of the superintendent and treasurer
  • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by monitoring revenue/expenditures
  • Assists in the design of a Strategic Plan with long-term goals and short-term objectives that are regularly monitored and reported to the community
  • Approves contracts and determines the need/type/timeline for levies
  • Advocates for families and children and leads celebrations of student achievement

Focus Areas

The Cuyahoga Falls Board of Education has established four focus areas through the strategic planning process entitled Black Tiger Pride Strategic Plan 2019-2024.

1. Student Success

  1. Provide applied, hands-on learning in STEAM to all students
  2. Embed oral and written communication skills within all subjects to improve student performance
  3. Drive personalized career exploration and planning with online guidance tools
  4. Prepare students for success with life-skills training and programming
  5. Enhance student learning by engaging alumni, community members, businesses, and educational partnerships

2. Culture of Caring

  1. Expand partnerships with community resources
  2. Celebrate successes of all staff and students
  3. Foster adult/student relationships in each building and across the district
  4. Increase staff collaboration and communication across buildings and grade levels

3. Black Tiger Family

  1. Share positive messages with the community about our students and schools
  2. Invite and welcome families into the buildings
  3. Foster a culture of community service

4. Resource Leveraging

  1. Develop methods for communication with the community on federal, state, and local school finances
  2. Design new facilities to promote flexible learning, collaboration, safety and well-being
  3. Identify and support additional revenue generation strategies

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